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A Trial of an Oral Nutritional Supplement in Older Hospitalized Patients - NOURISH Study

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Abbott Nutrition Identifier:
First received: June 21, 2012
Last updated: April 24, 2015
Last verified: April 2015
Evaluate effects of an oral nutritional supplement on healthcare outcomes in older hospitalized adults. Also referred to as the NOURISH Study - Nutrition effect On Unplanned Readmissions and Survival in Hospitalized patients.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hospitalized Elderly Other: Ready to Drink Flavored Beverage Other: Ready to drink flavored beverage w/ AN 777 Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized Double Blinded Controlled Trial of an Oral Nutritional Supplement Containing AN 777 in Older Hospitalized Patients

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Further study details as provided by Abbott Nutrition:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Return to hospital or death [ Time Frame: 90 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Return to hospital or death [ Time Frame: 30 and 60 days ]
  • Hospital Days [ Time Frame: 90 days ]
  • Activities of Daily Living [ Time Frame: 90 days ]
    Katz Activities of Daily Living at entry and 90 days

Enrollment: 652
Study Start Date: May 2012
Study Completion Date: October 2014
Primary Completion Date: October 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: Ready to drink flavored beverage Other: Ready to Drink Flavored Beverage
2 servings a day
Experimental: Ready to drink flavored beverage w/ AN 777 Other: Ready to drink flavored beverage w/ AN 777
2 servings a day


Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Male or female ≥ 65 years of age.
  2. Admitted to hospital with diagnosis of heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, pneumonia, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
  3. Subjective Global Assessment rating of B or C.
  4. Length of hospital stay anticipated to be > 3 days and < 12 days
  5. Able to consume foods and beverages orally.
  6. Functionally ambulatory during the 30 days prior to admission.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Uncontrolled hypertension
  2. Diagnosis of diabetes
  3. Current active cancer or recently treated cancer
  4. Impaired renal function
  5. Liver failure, acute Hepatitis, or hepatic encephalopathy
  6. Active tuberculosis.
  7. HIV
  8. Disorder of gastrointestinal tract
  9. Autoimmune disorder
  10. Intubation, and/or tube or parenteral feeding.
  11. Severe dementia or delirium, brain metastases, eating disorder, history of significant neurological or psychiatric disorder, alcoholism, substance abuse or other conditions that may interfere with study product consumption or compliance with study protocol procedures
  12. Allergy or intolerance to any of the ingredients in the study products.
  13. Body mass index of ≥ 40 kg/m2.
  14. Resident in a nursing home or other residential facility.
  15. Planned surgery during course of the study.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01626742

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Abbott Nutrition
Study Chair: Menghua Luo, MD, PhD Abbott Nutrition
Study Chair: Jeffrey Nelson, PhD Abbott Nutrition
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Abbott Nutrition Identifier: NCT01626742     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BL01
Study First Received: June 21, 2012
Last Updated: April 24, 2015 processed this record on September 19, 2017